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Mac Fans Gain Office Revamp

One reason the Mac is a semi-viable corporate machine is its support of Microsoft Office. For better or worse, the latest rev of Mac Office doesn't have the new ribbon interface. (As a new ribbon user, I'm torn; some parts are better and some parts are just frustrating.) Nevertheless, Mac Office is still pretty current, even more so with this week's release of Service Pack 2 for Office 2008 for the Mac.

So what do you get for your download? Besides security and performance tweaks, Microsoft is tossing in Web-based document sharing through Office Live Workspace. Microsoft is also touting integration with SharePoint, now the holy grail of Microsoft collaborative computing.

Posted by Doug Barney on July 22, 2009 at 11:53 AM


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